Why Do We Lose Our Tempers?

Why Do We Lose Our Tempers?

Temper is a triggered reaction to something perceived. That’s the fundamental mechanics of temper. Notice I said something “perceived”. It doesn’t have to be, and very often is not, a real “trigger worthy” thing that sets us off. It could be a misunderstanding, or...
The True Human Origin Story

The True Human Origin Story

How did we get here?Where did we come from? No matter how you slice it, we are here as a result of our ability to communicate. It is at the core of all human achievement. It is the most significant difference between us and every other living thing on the planet....
What is the Hot Button Workshop?

What is the Hot Button Workshop?

In this video James talks about the simple idea behind the Hot Button Workshop. We all have hot buttons, or triggers. They are natural responses to stress and conditioned responses to opposition. Responding under the influence of a triggered hot button does not get...
An Editorial On Social Change

An Editorial On Social Change

It has been said many times that change is inevitable. What is not talked about so much is the reason why it is inevitable. Change happens in response to an appetite for change. We live in strange times. Pandemic, systemic problems, the politics of fear, media digging...
Creating Loyal Customers

Creating Loyal Customers

CHere is a summary of some key points made in this excellent Harvard Business Review article authored by Tiziana Casciaro, Amy C. Edmondson and Sujin Jang. Executives and managers recognize the importance of team collaboration to fuel success in business. They also...
Quantum Computing Explained

Quantum Computing Explained

What is Quantum computing and why is it such a big deal? Here’s the sound bite: “It’s been hailed as a breakthrough on the scale of the Wright brothers’ first motorized airplane flight.” Click the link below for an amazing story. This is a diversion from our normal...
Powerful Testimonials

Powerful Testimonials

Testimonials tell a uniquely sincere story. We can say all we want about the value of our workshop, but hearing from some of those who have experienced it firsthand is better. In this short video James explains why he developed our workshop and invites you to see some...
Y2K an Autobiography

Y2K an Autobiography

Here are links to a very interesting podcast. It’s a detailed retrospective (an autobiography) of what happened behind the scenes of the Y2K software bug event. I listened to the podcast because I was contacted to be interviewed for the in depth paid content...
We Deserve Better

We Deserve Better

Yes, we can all agree that we deserve better. But what is better? Are more toys better? Are bigger numbers better? Is having a title better? Or is dignity better? Is self control better? Is being able to recognize and manage our subconscious, instinctive and unhelpful...
TechTuesday – Better Results

TechTuesday – Better Results

Better Results – Better Teams – Better Communications What are the real costs of turnover?What are the root causes of performance issues?What can we do about it? In this presentation James addresses these three important questions. The first part of the talk lays out...